Peach Payments brings partner’s capabilities in-house

The local fintech acquires customer software development firm Operativa for an undisclosed amount, as it looks to expand across Africa.

Peresoft23 Jul

Peresoft’s journey: Innovating financial solutions for over four decades

The company's most recent innovations include true automation releases for RecXpress and EFTXpress for direct linking of statements into the product without human intervention.

DHL23 Jul

Global sales via social media expected to reach $2tn by 2025

According to DHL, 75% of online shoppers in Africa use smartphones as their primary purchasing device.


NSFAS eyes funds recovery as weak controls flagged

Inadequate controls at the National Student Financial Aid Scheme resulted in irregular payments, says the Special Investigating Unit.


New crypto services on Kotani Pay’s radar

The fintech firm plans to expand its crypto offerings after being awarded a Crypto Asset Service Provider licence by FSCA.


Mezzan Holding transforms its financial planning with successful corporate planning integration

Insight Consulting implemented corporate planning software to upgrade Mezzan’s financial reporting and forecasting system.


Performance testing for retail value chain: Identify hidden threats

Inspired Testing and Tricentis are bringing some of their top experts in the field together to unpack the potential hidden performance and scalability threats within your ecosystem.


New twist in NSFAS, fintech provider debacle

eZaga draws first blood in the legal quarrel with the National Student Financial Aid Scheme to get its contract reinstated.


Africa’s share of blockchain venture deals reaches new high

The continent’s blockchain businesses raised $34.7 million − a 9% increase in the number of deals compared to 2023.


Altron FinTech Household Resilience Index confirms negative impact of high interest rates on household debt costs

Arguably the most worrying trend in the latest AFHRI is the year-on-year decline of 8.7% in the ratio of household income to debt costs.


Momint accelerates global expansion following grant

The local Web3 start-up positions for further expansion, after securing a R900 000 grant from Swiss non-profit Dfinity Foundation.


Travel-focused fintech receives R5m for expansion

South African travel fintech firm TurnStay scores $300 000 funding from Silicon Valley- and New York-based investors.